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Title: DETENTION OF DELINQUENT YOUTH
Corporate Author: Florida Dept of Health and Rehabilitative Services
Youth and Families Program Office
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 91
Sponsoring Agency: Florida Dept of Health and Rehabilitative Services
Tallahassee, FL 32399
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: /HRSM 175-1
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO GUIDE THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS IN FLORIDA ARE PRESENTED IN A MANUAL FOR DETENTION CENTER STAFF.
Abstract: THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF JUVENILE DETENTION IN FLORIDA AND THE PHILOSOPHY UNDERLYING THE USE OF DETENTION ARE REVIEWED. DETAILED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ARE THEN PRESENTED, IN OUTLINE FORMAT, IN SEPARATE CHAPTERS ON ADMISSIONS, INCLUDING CRITERIA, SEARCHES, PERSONAL PROPERTY INVENTORY, ORIENTATION, AND RECORDKEEPING; RELEASE, ENCOMPASSING AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURE; CHILD SUPERVISION AND CARE; AND SECURITY. OTHER AREAS COVERED ARE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT; VISITING, CORRESPONDENCE, AND USE OF TELEPHONES; MEDICAL CARE; AND RECOGNIZING AND DEALING WITH SUCH SPECIAL DETAINEES AS DRUG USERS, SUICIDAL YOUTHS, SEXUAL DEVIANTS, AND DIABETICS. OTHER PROCEDURES DEAL WITH NONSECURE DETENTION (SCREENING, SUPERVISION, ROLE OF STAFF); EDUCATION, INCLUDING SURVIVAL TRAINING; VOLUNTEER SERVICES; AND TRANSPORTATION. COPIES OF RECORDKEEPING FORMS ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Florida; Juvenile correctional facilities; Juvenile detention; Procedure manuals
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